Public Interest Law Classes

  • Credits for concentration: 18
  • Grade point average in concentration courses of 2.5 is required in order to obtain the Concentration
  • Recognition: Certificate and transcript notation or Certificate with Special Emphasis and transcript notation
  • To receive the concentration, you must submit an application during Spring Semester of your graduating year. Applications are due by April 1 of your graduating year.

Required Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • Public Interest Law and Practice (year-long course; limited enrollment; special application procedure)


  • Antitrust
  • Civil Rights Theory Seminar
  • Discrimination Law and Diversity
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • Immigration Clinic I
  • Immigration Clinic II
  • Immigration Law
  • International Human Rights
  • Legislation
  • Legislation in the Modern Administrative State
  • Public Interest Law Clinic
  • Public International Law
  • Remedies
  • Securities Regulation
  • Transitional Justice and Responding to Mass Atrocities
  • Veterans Clinic
  • Work Law and Policy (previously named Work, Welfare, and Justice)

Note: Please plan carefully. Some courses have prerequisites. Courses may not be offered each year. Some courses and clinics have limited enrollment.


Law Student Affairs
Warren Hall, Room 218
Phone: (619) 260-4651
Fax: (619) 260-7715


M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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